The 39 Steps" also loosely represents a template for a sometimes screwball
comedy-like "North by Northwest," with the genre's favorite leading man, Cary Grant.
is the pitcher's equalizer against the platoon advantage, because a left-hander's screwball
breaks away from right-handed batters.
Blaisdell's Carl Hubbell: Biography of the Screwball
King is a solid piece of scholarship given the paucity of personal material and the narrative limitations of box scores and recaps.
He didn't mind throwing a few blazing fastballs to his catcher and then let Hubbell throw his famous pitch--the screwball
At least that was my impression when I first saw the writer-director's frenetic, candy-colored, irresistible screwball
farce Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown nearly 20 years age.
Granted, that doesn't sound very funny, but Maria Maggenti's "Puccini for Beginners" is a mostly agreeable comedy of the screwball
sort, enlivened by some good acting, smart dialogue and an impassioned desire to stretch viewers' notions of lesbian love beyond what they see on "Desperate Housewives.
This is basically a funny story, in a screwball
comedy kind of way.
This one's a bit of a screwball
that's hard to peg, and I am not entirely sure whoever did it isn't joking in quite a few places, especially the introduction and captions where he writes of being emo, emotion, and photographs evoking emotion.
In its careful calibration of strange-bedfellow elements and its vacillation between screwball
comedy and the sublime, the exhibition evinces a sensibility that resonates across contemporary sculptural practices yet remains wholly singular--which is to say that the term Stockholderian, while an attractive candidate for a broadly applicable descriptor, still denotes an aesthetic that belongs to the artist alone.
Twentieth Century is a loopy, screwball
comedy audiobook on CD.
comedy also re-imagined the terms of marriage and romance.
Another traditional book musical with Broadway aspirations is Palm Beach-The Screwball
Musical, which completed a run this summer at La Jolla Playhouse.
CAUGHT IN THE ACT is a zany surprisingly sophisticated screwball
comedy reminiscent of the 1930s Hepburn movies.
Although there is little agreement in romantic comedy and screwball
comedy studies, both as to the definition of screwball
comedy and as to which films are screwball
comedies, there are certain issues that recur in the writings in the field.
The Coen brothers' new movie recalls a federal agency with a screwball
story of its own.